Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Blossomcrown (Anthocephala floriceps) - HBW 5, p. 607

French: Colibri à tête rose German: Blaßstirnkolibri Spanish: Colibrí Florido

Taxonomy: Trochilus (——?) floriceps Gould, 1854, Sierra de Santa Marta, Colombia.
Systematic relationships uncertain; perhaps closely related to Microchera; sometimes alternatively considered close to Adelomyia, and possibly even congeneric. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • floriceps (Gould, 1854) - Santa Marta Mts (NE Colombia).
  • berlepschi Salvin, 1893 - Magdalena Valley, on E slope of C Andes (C Colombia).